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"I think inequality can be a problem, and interestingly seems to be getting a little bit worse under this administration," Paul said. "Income inequality is worse in towns run by Democrat mayors than in towns run by Republican mayors."
4 hrs ago | Forbes.com
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8 hrs ago | The Day
French President Francois Hollande, left, looks on as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the International Conference for Peace and Security in Iraq on Monday at the Quai d'Orsay in Paris. President Fuad Masum of Iraq urged world powers Monday to take the fight against the Sunni militants who have occupied much of his country to neighboring Syria.
Seemingly overnight, the New Hampshire Senate race has turned into a dead heat. Republican Scott Brown's come-from-behind performance, which has him tied 48-48 percent among likely voters in a new CNN/Opinion Research Center poll with incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, puts the New Hampshire Senate seat up for grabs.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a potential GOP candidate for president in 2016, will make his first visit of the election season to South Carolina on Tuesday, stopping in Charleston for a tour that includes joint appearances with Gov. Nikki Haley. The pair will be at Moe's Southwest Grill, 381 King St. at 3:45 p.m., for what is being billed as a retail stop and media availability.
For a brief moment Friday, many were under the impression that Republican Sen. Rand Paul would want to repeal all executive orders as president, probably because he said that he would repeal all executive orders if he was president. But as a Paul aide told The Huffington Post , the senator didn't mean to be taken at his word.
Libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul is the most popular Republican among the crowded list of potential presidential candidates in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN/ORC poll out Monday. The same poll finds that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a commanding lead among potential Democratic candidates in the Granite State.
Sen. Rand Paul has shifted on a number of important issues in recent years. Sen. Rand Paul came to Washington in 2011 with a reputation as a libertarian purist who put his principles above practicality.
Sen. Rand Paul said Monday it is "a mistake to arm" vetted Syrian rebels to counter the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . "It's a mistake to arm them.
A bruising primary challenge to Sen. Mitch McConnell left Matt Bevin with two things: A loss at the ballot box and $5 million worth of name recognition. Now the Louisville businessman is hoping to cash in some of that political legwork in another high profile race: Kentucky governor.
Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1s2MJrm Tayna Fogle and Michael Hiser, both convicted felons, want to be able to vote again.
From aid for Israel to abortion to Medicare, Sen. Rand Paul has been shading, changing or dropping some of the positions he espoused as a tea-party-backed candidate and as a new senator. Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel.
Polling Presidential races more than two years before Election Day is, as I've noted several times in the past, usually not nearly as important as the media organizations that publicize the polls make them out to be. Nobody has actually entered the Presidential race on either side of the ticket, many of the potential candidates are people that, notwithstanding their constant appearances on cable news networks, are largely unknown to voters on the ground, and there's been virtually no real campaigning of any kind.
By David M. Shribman WDRB Contributor from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John F. Kennedy and eight years later was elected to the White House. Ronald Reagan tried twice, in 1968 and 1976, and didn't win the Republican nomination until 1980, when he was elected president.
Today, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul endorsed Scott Brown at the University of New Hampshire among students and local supporters. On the heels of Tuesday's Republican primary, Paul underscored Brown's independent streak and proven record as a problem solver.
Rand Paul, who will likely run for president as a stay-at-home Republican, went to Guatemala recently and performed eye surgeries as a means of displaying his foreign-policy bona fides," wrote New Yorker editor and Barack Obama hagiographer David Remnick. "Was Bashar al-Assad, Syria's ophthalmologist-in-chief, impressed?" Since the mid 1990s - long before his election to the Senate in 2010 - Sen. Paul has been going to Guatemala to provide free surgical care to poor people in desperate need of it.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:33 pm
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